The Nedumangad block panchayat has rolled out a mannequin ‘diet backyard’ challenge to make sure wholesome and nutritious meals to each particular person. The challenge is meant to extend the manufacturing of nutritious meals merchandise and improve acceptability for natural farming strategies.
In the primary section of the challenge, diet gardens shall be arrange in anganwadis, faculties, Kudumbashree items, and public sector establishments. Saplings, manure, and different supplies wanted for the gardens shall be distributed at subsidised charges. Manure for ₹1,250 and saplings for ₹450 have been sanctioned for every unit. Only ₹250 is charged from every unit. The challenge shall be carried out in 350 items.
Grafted saplings of moringa, ivy gourd, ‘mullathi,’ and papaya are being supplied as a part of the challenge. The saplings are being produced on the Jaivagramam sapling manufacturing centres underneath the block panchayat.
In the following section, the challenge shall be prolonged to extra locations, stated block panchayat president V. Ambili.